Congratulations Homeschool Blog Award Winners!

I hope you enjoyed exploring the many blogs that were nominated for the Homeschool Blog Awards last week as much as I did. I see that they have tallied the votes and listed the winners here. I’d like to congratulate them all and invite everyone to continue exploring the many different sites that were...
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Little House on the Prairie Changes

Thanks to Valerie for sharing the changes that are in the works for the Little House on the Prairie Series. It’s not always easy to find a good book, let alone a great series of books that your entire family loves. Our family loved reading the Little House on the Prairie Books by Laura...
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The Adventures of Riley

In this series, 9 years old Riley has traveled the world and explored Africa, Alaska, Brazil, India, Madagascar and French Polynesia with his Uncle Max, Aunt Martha and Cousin Alice. Eaglemont Press recently sent along a press release that tells us more about newest book and his next adventure in the series. They wrote:...
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Online Educational Comics Launched to Encourage Writing, Reading and Communication

Author/Journalist Bill Zimmerman wrote to tell us about his new project – At his site you can create your own comic strips by selecting from 10 characters with different moods. Then, you can write your own words into thought balloons or use the site’s story guides. Mr. Zimmerman writes: “This site can be...
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Bookwink’s mission is to inspire kids to read. Through podcasting and web video, we hope to connect kids with books that will make them excited about reading. Each video booktalk is about a different topic, and additional read-alikes can be found on the Bookwink website. You can look for books by subject, grade level,...
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Enjoying Parenting with the Daily Groove

I’m not sure where I learned about unschooler Scott Noelle’s Daily Groove email newsletter, but I subscribed and have enjoyed the messages that come into my inbox Monday through Friday. The messages are designed to, “help you leave behind the daily grind, to find and stay “in your groove”— focused on thoughts that enhance...
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Picture Books from Sylvan Dell Publishing

Syvlan Dell Publishing recently sent out an announcment for some of their new picture books.  They wrote that these books are “not text books in the traditional sense, but rather fun picture books that a child will want to read over and over again”. I’ve listed their description of some of their books below...
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Announcements from Omnigraphics: The Vietnam War –New Volume in Defining Moments Series on American History– from the webiste: The Vietnam War provides users with a detailed and authoritative overview of the era, as well as the principal figures involved in this pivotal event in U.S. history. The preparation and arrangement of this volume—and all other books...
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Homeschool Diner

At the Homeschool Diner you’ll find a full menu of articles, curriculum ideas, and links to online resources. You’ll also find helpful suggestions, friendly advice, and a little homeschool humor, on the side.
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The November Issue of Adventures In Our World is ready!

Just in from Bev Mazurowski: The November Issue of Adventures In Our World is ready! We hope you enjoy this issue. There are a lot of Thanksgiving things in there and SO many things in the Kid Directory! There’s pictures of recent field trips and well… just check it out for your self!
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